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Only local news is indexed. The Kalamazoo Public Library has an online index for the Gazette as a part of its catalog. Indexed by subjects and personal names since 1972. A few things have been indexed from older issues. You may need to pull the drop-down menu to Local Indexes and Community Information before searching.
Records from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses, over 28,000 books of family and local histories, and primary-source documents. Search over 2 million articles form genealogy and history periodicals in PERSI.
How to obtain vital records (such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, naturalization, adoption and land records) from each state, territory and county of the United States. In general, vital records weren't kept in the United States until the early 1900s.
The KVGS aims to foster genealogical interest and activities in southwestern Michigan; provide education in genealogical research techniques; publish and make available genealogical materials and works to ensure access to and the preservation of public records.